January 20, 2007

While he was sleeping ...

It's now a year since Ariel Sharon has fallen into a coma and it's hard not to thing of this satire.

On a more serious note, Hillel Halkin in Commentary's new blog, Contentions, writes that he wishes that Sharon were still around ...

I was thinking this morning of Ariel Sharon, who has just finished his first year in a coma at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. It’s a funny thing. One misses him, wishes he still were prime minister, almost physically longs for the broad, unflappable bulk of him to protect Israel from its current political unraveling—and knows he is to blame for a good part of it.

There are similar but less sympathetic thoughts at Time Magazine. And at the Toronto Star.

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Crossposted on Israpundit and Soccer Dad.

Posted by SoccerDad at January 20, 2007 10:06 PM
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